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Author: Roger Sherman Loomis
Publisher: New York, R.R. Smith, inc [©1931]
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Loomis, Roger Sherman, 1887-1966.
Models for writing prose.
New York, R.R. Smith, inc [©1931]
(OCoLC)571934487
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Sherman Loomis
OCLC Number: 2650865
Description: xv 628 pages 21 cm
Contents: The battering ram / Herman Melville --
Riveters / Anonymous --
Road maps / Ernest Elmo Calkins --
Fishing for Sargasso Weed / William Beebe --
The Rollo boys in camp / Floyd Tillery --
Vitalized reading / Gorham B. Munson --
How does a tree drink? / Charles D. Stewart --
Cosmic detective / Jonathan Eddy --
Unnecessary cruelty / Columbia Spectator --
Is she worth it? / Henry R. Mussey --
What the well-dressed man wears / New York World --
The quadrangular pie / Boston Evening Transcript --
The better America / Nation (New York) --
The city view of the country / New York World --
A protest / New Republic --
Less work, more pay / Nation (New York) --
The need for definition in law / Anonymous --
The sentimentalist / Gilbert K. Chesterton --
Red-bloods and mollycoddles / G. Lowes Dickinson --
A Puritan / Stuart Pratt Sherman --
The crusade starts / Charles Merz --
Greek religion / G. Lowes Dickinson --
Madame Eglentyne / Eileen Power --
The aim of a liberal college / Alexander Meiklejohn --
The old savage in the new civilization / Raymond Blaine Fosdick --
Prometheus enchained / Stuart Chase --
The Russian experiment / Guy Greer --
The ideal town / Ralph Adams Cram --
The fourteen points / Woodrow Wilson --
Spiritual values / Irwin Edman --
The embattled literati / Henry L. Mencken --
Fenimore Cooper's literary offenses / Mark Twain --
The ordeal of Richard Feveral / John Erskine --
The American novel / Henry L. Mancken --
The sedulous ape / Robert Louis Stevenson --
Expository paragraphs for analysis --
Teaching the prince to take notes / Christopher Morley --
After Wordsworth / Paul Fatout --
Cathedrals to live in / Robert P. Tristram Coffin --
A brass-bound holiday / Laura A. Hibbard --
A chapter on ears / Charles Lamb --
On going a journey / William Hazlitt --
A bachelor's complaint of the behaviour of married people / Charles Lamb --
Codfish chowder and sun / Robert P. Tristram Coffin --
At heaven's gate / George Santayana --
Salvation by airplane / Heywood Broun --
El dorado / Robert Louis Stevenson --
Majority rule / Charles A. Beard --
Hypocrites! / George Gissing --
Socialist / Alfred E. Smith --
The coaches' delight / W.O. McGeehan --
Gladstone on a state religion / Thomas Babington Macaulay --
Anarchism or bureaucracy! / Bertrand Russell --
Painting and music / Gilbert K. Chesterton --
Generalities / Nation (New York) --
Why not a woman Shakespeare / Virginia Woolf --
Statistics / Paul Blanshard --
The consistency of spirits / Gilbert K. Chesterton --
The limitation of armaments / Edwin L. James --
Expert testimony on bear / Theodore Roosevelt --
The morals of restoration comedy / Thomas Babington Macaulay --
Nordau's Degeneration / George Bernard Shaw --
An Episcopal trilogy / Thomas Henry Huxley --
Should students study? / William Trufant Foster --
The United States and internationalism / Pitman Benjamin Potter --
Yes, but religion is an art! / Harry Emerson Fosdick --
Poetic people / Max Eastman --
Quickened senses / Helen Keller --
City sounds / Robert Littell --
Camping at night / Henry David Thoreau --
The meance of night / John Galsworthy --
A meal / Virginia Woolf --
The North Sea / H.M. Tomlinson --
Mileage / Malcolm Cowley --
A tropic landscape / William Beebe --
The mesas / Willa Cather --
Chiaroscuro / Thomas Hardy --
Polk Street, San Francisco / Frank Norris --
The shearers / Thomas Hardy --
The ark / Charles Dickens --
The Forrester place / Willa Cather --
Fog / Charles Dickens --
A contrast / John Ruskin --
The Douglas squirrel / John Muir --
Taou Yuen / Joseph Hergesheimer --
The professor / Willa Cather --
Mrs. Poyser / George Eliot --
Captain Whalley / Joseph Conrad --
The maid / Arnold Bennett --
From the plains of Texas / Goldie Weisbert --
Mrs. Gamp / Charles Dickens --
Quality / John Galsworthy --
Hermione on the liquor problem / Don Marquis --
Amy Lowell / Elizabeth Shepley Sergeant --
Socrates / G. Lowes Dickinson --
Mr. Reginald Peacock's day / Katherine Mansfield --
The Irish cob / George Borrow --
How I burned for Heloise / Raymond Weeks --
A Mormon hostelry / Dallas Lore Sharp --
Ends of things / Mary Dixon Thayer --
How I found America / Anzia Yezierska --
The vision / John Ruskin --
Glorious war / John W. Thomason --
The discovery / Sinclair Lewis --
The common sense / Helen R. Hull --
The biggest in the world / Lynn Montross --
William and Mary / Max Beerbohm --
Portrait of a philosophy / Dorothy Canfield --
The smart alek / Irvin S. Cobb --
Tobermory / "Saki" (H.H. Munro).
Responsibility: edited by Roger Sherman Loomis.

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